This section provides news and information issued by us and organisations we work with, over the last three months.
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|18/1/2017||Council to introduce fines for dog fouling and poor dog control
The Community Services Committee held on Monday 16 January, agreed to trial new dog control powers called Public Space Protection Orders (PSPOs) to tackle dog fouling and dog control issues in Master Park, Oxted and Queens Park, Caterham.
|18/1/2017||Can you help identify this man?
Surrey Police is appealing for information to help to identify a deceased male who was found on 11 January 2017 on Croydon Road, Caterham. The death is not being treated as suspicious at this time.
The male was last seen alive at 6am on that morning, sitting on a wall along Croydon Road.
He is described as follows:
|18/1/2017||Committee agrees changes to the sheltered housing service
Last night’s Housing Committee approved changes to the sheltered housing service in Warlingham and Whyteleafe, following a recent review of the service.
|18/1/2017||Council to support government funded Syrian refugee resettlement programme
Last night’s Housing Committee, agreed to support the government’s Syrian Vulnerable Person Resettlement programme (VPR). Tandridge District Council will offer to assist up to 10 Syrian refugee households over a five year period, subject to the availability of suitable properties and the capacity of the Family Support Team to provide the necessary support.
|17/1/2017||Fined £1,765 for flytipping waste from a property in Fulham
On 10 January 2017 at Redhill Magistrates’ Court, Charlie Chapman Jnr of Mid Street, South Nutfield, pleaded guilty to flytipping and was fined a total of £1,765.
|13/1/2017||Whats in your food?
Did you know a packet of your favourite chocolate biscuits could have 29 sugar cubes, 37 grams of saturated fat and six sachets of salt in? Or that the box of sugary cereal in your kitchen could contain 56 cubes of sugar, 10 salt sachets plus seven grams of saturated fat?
|10/1/2017||Council Leader outlines key business initiatives
Leader of the Council, Councillor Martin Fisher, kicked off tonight’s Tandridge Business Event by outlining how the Council is working hard to promote economic growth and employment.
|6/1/2017||Additional collections for RH69 and RH15 plus roads in Felbridge and Copthorne on Saturday 7 January
Tandridge District Council is planning an additional recycling and food waste collection only, for Tandridge residents living in the RH69 and RH15 postcode areas.
|6/1/2017||Keep your passport safe
Using your passport as a form of ID could prove to be very costly if it is lost or stolen, especially in the run up to a winter holiday. If your passport is reported as lost or stolen it is cancelled, so you may find yourself with the additional hassle of having to replace it quickly before you travel. It costs a minimum of £72.50 to replace, which is far costlier than most other forms of ID.
|6/1/2017||New year, new you
Get 2017 off to the healthiest start possible with a new How Are You? quiz which offers personalised health advice.
|6/1/2017||Free event for parent carers in Caterham
If you need help understanding a child with additional needs’ behaviours and obsessions and would like to meet other parent carers in similar situations, there’s a free event at Caterham United Reformed Church on 25 January 2017.
|5/1/2017||Additional recycling and food waste collection for RH69 on Saturday 7 January, 2017
Tandridge District Council has become aware that a number of residents in the RH69 postcode area of Tandridge have incorrectly received a calendar advising of changes to the refuse and recycling collections over the festive period from a neighbouring council. As a result, Tandridge District Council is planning an additional recycling and food waste collection to RH69 on Saturday.
|5/1/2017||Stay well this winter
Cold weather can be very harmful, especially for people aged 65 or older: it weakens the immune system, increases blood pressure, thickens the blood and lowers body temperature, increasing risks of heart attacks, strokes and chest infections. Around 48 people in Tandridge and 500 people in all of Surrey still die each year because of cold winter weather.
|5/1/2017||Council thanks residents for taking part in the Local Plan Sites Consultation
The Local Plan: Sites Consultation which gave residents an opportunity to comment on sites being assessed as part of the creation of a new Local Plan has now closed. The Council would like to thank all the residents that took part either by attending one of the eight drop in sessions held across the District or by submitting comments.
|30/12/2016||Keep your home safe and secure
As we head into the winter months with longer and darker evenings, police traditionally see an increase in residential burglaries.
|30/12/2016||Drive smart this winter
Drivers are being urged to take extra care on the county's busy road network this winter by watching their speed and preparing for the colder weather. Ice and snow can catch motorists off guard and the hazardous mix of darker mornings, longer evenings, rain and fog puts drivers at even greater risk.